Daily Archives: February 24, 2007

Athena Experiments With Metaphor

I swear to you she makes this stuff up on her own. Incidentally, a shiny penny to the first person who notes a certain puzzling mismatch somewhere in the video.

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Quick Final Oscar Notes

The Oscars are tomorrow, and I’ll generally stand by my earlier picks, with the following caveat: Call me crazy, but I have the weirdest feeling that Letters from Iwo Jima might walk with the Best Picture award. This will happen if the voters felt like voting for Babel is too much like voting for Crash […]

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I’m Willing to Bet The Reporter Was Snickering His Head Off as He Wrote This Lede

This is the lede in question: The lawyer for a former Baptist church leader who had spoken out against homosexuality said Thursday the minister has a constitutional right to solicit sex from an undercover policeman. Well, and so he does, for what little good it does him at this point. Not to be too snarky […]

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More Money (Another Followup)

Some more follow-up bits on “The Money Entry 2007,” based on comments and e-mails: * For those of you who have been speculating as to where my fiction writing fits in with my overall writing income, for 2006 I made about $123,000 total from writing and editing. That’s up a bit from last year. The […]

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